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Jacob Neiheisel

Associate Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Political communication, campaigns, electoral strategy, religion and politics, the U.S. Christian right, voter turnout, voting rights, election administration, electoral reforms, the U.S. presidency

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Jacob Neiheisel is an expert on political communication and campaigns.

He can speak to the media about a range of topics in these areas, including campaign ads, electoral strategy, voter turnout and voter sentiment. He can also comment on other issues relating to elections, such as candidates’ prospects, political parties and redistricting.

Much of Neiheisel’s research has focused on political communication and the role that religion and religious identity play in U.S. electoral politics, including in the context of the Christian right.

He is also an authority on the U.S. presidency. He is co-editor of the book, “Presidential Leadership and the Trump Presidency: Executive Power and Democratic Government,” and co-author of the book, “Constitutional Landmarks: Supreme Court Decisions on Separation of Powers, Federalism and Economic Rights.”

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Jacob Neiheisel, PhD
Associate Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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